2019

Talisman release official video for new song “Never Die (A Song for Marcel)” in memory of Marcel Jacob

Talisman, the band founded and created by the late Marcel Jacob in 1989, have written, produced and recorded a new song entitled “Never Die (A Song for Marcel)” for their fallen brother who took his own life 10 years ago on July 21, 2009.

Watch the video for “Never Die (A Song for Marcel)” below. Get the new song here.

Villagers Of Ioannina City sign worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Experimental psychedelic rock standouts Villagers Of Ioannina City have officially signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records.

Since their formation in 2007, Villagers Of Ioannina City have drawn listeners into the heat – their sound slowly flowing melancholically yet booming with irrepressible energy and wildness. With a sonic synthesis of post and stoner rock influences and waving yet vibrant soundscapes topped by a large dose of Greek-folk elements, the quintet precisely hits the mark.

Louise Patricia Crane to release debut album “Deep Blue” on May 15th 2020

“Deity” is the debut single from vocalist and songwriter Louise Patricia Crane and transports the listener into an alternate world where “Dear Prudence” was tracked in the “White Album” sessions; a twilight place where the veil between life and death is at its thinnest, and the baroque sounds of 1980s avant-garde dream pop and guitar-driven 1970s progressive rock are natural bedfellows.

Burning Witches unveil “Dance with the Devil” cover artwork

Burning Witches will release their third studio album “Dance with the Devil” to the world on March 6th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

There’s no rest for the wicked, as less than two weeks after the release of their “Wings of Steel” EP, the band have unveiled the cover artwork for their upcoming record, which was designed by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (Blind Guardian Twilight Orchestra, Accept, Powerwolf, Stratovarius etc.) and Destruction and Gomorra guitarist Damir Eskic.

External releases official video for new single “Distant”

The Finnish progressive metal collective External have released a new song, “Distant”. It’s the follow-up to their previous single “Anhedonia”, released in June. The cover art was done by Lumi Hartikainen.

In the mixing process, once again, External worked with Asger Mygind from the Danish band VOLA. The song is accompanied by an animated music video by Tuomas Kortelainen.

Death’s-Head And The Space Allusion release music video for new single “Shrouded Stars”

The melodic heavy band from Oulu, Death’s-Head And The Space Allusion, has released a new single named “Shrouded Stars”, today (December 17th).

The new single follows their debut album “The Counterbalance” that was released in May 2019. The single features the band’s first music video. Lentoi Films from Oulu was in charge of making the video.
 

Carcass debut new single “Under the Scalpel Blade”

English death/grind legends Carcass are gearing up to headline the closing night of Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles on December 14th. In preparation, the band have released a new single called “Under the Scalpel Blade” on streaming services today!

The track is the band’s first new song in 6 years. “Under the Scalpel Blade” was recorded during sessions for their upcoming 7th studio album that’s due out in 2020.

Jeff Walker about the single: